Dr. Abdulazeem Abozaid | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Dr. Abdulazeem Abozaid

Dr. Abdulazeem Abozaid (PhD)


Associate Professor of Islamic Finance
Islamic Finance
College of Islamic Studies

  • Phone+974 44546093
  • Office locationC.01.040

Biography

Dr. Abdulazeem holds a PhD and a master's degree in Islamic Financial Law; three BAs in Islamic Law, Arabic Language and English Literature; and two higher studies diplomas in Islamic Law and Human Sciences. He has worked at universities as well as Islamic banks. He is currently Associate Professor at HBKU.


Research Interests

  • Islamic Law
  • Islamic Finance
  • Islamic Banking
  • Islamic Studies
  • Arabic Language Studies

Experience

Associate Professor of Islamic Law & Finance

CIS, HBKU

May 2013 – Present
  • Visiting Scholar

    Takaful T&T Society Friendly, Trinidad & Tobago

    Feb 2013
  • Shariah Expert

    Al-Maali Training & Consultation, Dubai

    2012 – Present
  • Head of Shariah Department

    Oman Arab Bank, Muscat

    2012 – 2013
  • Shariah Expert and Trainer

    Emirates Islamic Bank, Dubai

    2007 – 2011
  • Consultant

    Five Pillars Associates (Consultancy and Training), Singapore

    2006 – Present
  • Assistant Professor

    Faculty of Economics, International Islamic University Malaysia

    Jul 2005 – Oct 2007
  • Visiting Fellow

    Faculty of Economics, International Islamic University Malaysia

    Nov 2004 – Mar 2005
  • Associate Professor

    Faculty of Islamic Law, Damascus University

    2001 – 2005
  • PhD Researcher

    SOAS, University of London

    Dec 2000 – Mar 2001
  • Faculty (Lecturer)

    Faculty of Islamic Law, Damascus University

    1995 – 2001

Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Human Sciences

Faculty of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia

2007
  • BA in English Literature

    Damascus University

    2004
  • PhD in Islamic Law and its Principles (Islamic Law of Financial Transactions)

    Damascus University

    2001
  • BA in Arabic Language and Literature

    Al-Azhar University, Cairo

    1999
  • MA in Islamic Law and its Principles

    Damascus University

    1998
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Law and its Principles

    Damascus University

    1995
  • BA in Islamic Law

    Damascus University

    1994

Selected Publications

  • BOOKS

  • Abozaid, A. (2015). Islamic Finance: Concepts, Financing and Investment Contracts.

    Vol. 2 of Islamic Finance Encyclopedia. Dubai: Aafaq Center for Research in Islamic Economy (ACRIE). http://www.acrie.ae/Default.aspx?topic=encyclovol2

    2015
  • Abozaid, A. (2014). Reforming the Methodology of Product Development in Islamic Finance.

    Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-659-54642-6. https://www.lap-publishing.com.

    2014
  • Abozaid, A., & Saleem, M.Y. (2013). Benefiting from Loan Contract: An Analysis of Juristic Opinions.

    International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), No. 64.

    2013
  • Abozaid, A. (2004). Fiqh Al-Reba.

    Beirut, Lebanon. 632 p

    2004
  • Abozaid, A. (2004). Al-Murabaha and its Modern Applications in the Islamic Banks [in Arabic].

    Damascus: Dar Al-Fiker.

    2004
  • Abozaid, A. (2004). The Modern Applications of Eina Sales [in Arabic].

    Damascus: Dar Al-Fiker.

    2004
  • Abozaid, A. (2004). Muslim Merchants’ Directory to Islamic Law and Ethics [in Arabic].

    Beirut: Al-Resalah Publishing House.

    2004
  • BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Abozaid, A. (2019). Financial Intermediation from Shariah Perspective.

    In Abdul, R. [Ed.], Handbook on Research on Theory and Practice of Global Islamic Finance. IGI Global.

    2019
  • Abozaid, A. (2019). Does Shariah Recognize Cryptocurrencies as Valid Currencies?

    In Naifar, N. (Ed.), Impact of Financial Technology (Fin Tech) on Islamic Finance and Financial Stability. IGI Global.

    2019
  • Abozaid, A. (2016). Critical Shariah Review of Takaful Structures: Toward a Better Model.

    In Ali, S. N., & Nisar, S. (Eds.), Takaful and Islamic Cooperative Finance: Challenges and Opportunities. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. 93-111.

    2016
  • Abozaid, A. (2015). The Role of Fiqh in Islamic Finance.

    In Egri, T. & Kizilkaya, N. (Eds.), Islamic Economics – Basic Concepts, New Thinking and Future Directions. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

    2015
  • Abozaid, A. (2015). Developing a Sound Takaful Model.

    In Aljarhi, M. A. (Ed.), Selection from the Eighth International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance. Doha: Bloomsbury-Qatar Foundation Press.

    2015
  • Abozaid, A. (2014). Towards Genuine Shariah Products with Lessons of the Financial Crisis.

    In Ahmed, H., Asutay, M., & Wilson, R. (Eds.), Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis. Edinburgh University Press.

    2014
  • JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Abozaid, A. (2019). Trading the Debt Resulting from Financial Intermediation.

    Journal of Bait al-Mashura, 10. https://www.mashurajournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/6.pdf

    2019
  • Abozaid, A. (2018). Is Any Benefit from a Loan Prohibited in Islam.

    International Journal of Business and Management Studies, 7(2). Social Sciences Research Society. http://universitypublications.net/ijbms/0702/pdf/K8D722.pdf

    2018
  • Abozaid, A. (2018). Does Shariah Recognize Cryptocurrencies as Money.

    ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance (IJIF), 9(2).

    2018
  • Abozaid, A. (2016). The Impact of Currencies Value Depreciation on Debt Repayment.

    Al-Tajdid Journal, 20(40). International Islamic University Malaysia.

    2016
  • Abozaid, A. (2016). Critical Review of the Tools of Ijtihad Used in Islamic Finance.

    Journal of Islamic Economic Studies, 24(1). The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI). http://iesjournal.org/english/journalarticles.html

    2016
  • Abozaid, A. (2016). The Internal Challenges Facing Islamic Finance Industry.

    International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, 9(2). Thomson Reuters. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/IMEFM-05-2015-0056

    2016
  • Abozaid, A. (2016). The Financial Rights of Women in Islam.

    Journal of Muslim Unity, 7. India: Hujjat Ul Islam Academy, Darul Uloom Waqf Deoband.

    2016
  • Abozaid, A. (2015). Critical Shariah Review of Islamic Credit Cards [discussing paper].

    Journal of King Abdulaziz University: Islamic Economics (JKAU), 28(3). http://iei.kau.edu.sa/Pages-%D9%8528-3.aspx

    2015
  • Abozaid, A. (2015). Implementation of Usul Fiqh in Fatwas of Islamic Finance.

    Law Magazine, 4. Ajman University for Sciences & Technologies.

    2015
  • Abozaid, A. (2015). Towards a Rational Islamic Banking.

    Al-Tajdid Journal, 19(37). International Islamic University Malaysia. http://journals.iium.edu.my/at-tajdid/index.php/Tajdid/issue/view/69

    2015
  • OTHERS

  • Abozaid, A. (2019). Are Credit Cards Shariah Compliant?

    Wahed Online Halal Investing Journal. New York. https://journal.wahedinvest.com/can-cash-financing-be-shariah-compliant/

    2019
  • Abozaid, A. (2018). Cryptocurrencies and Waqf.

    In CIS-QFC Global Conference on Awqaf (conference proceedings). Doha: Ministry of Awqaf.

    2018
  • Abozaid, A. (2018). The Shariah Standards for Valid Currency.

    Wahed Global Halal Investing Journal. New York. https://journal.wahedinvest.com/bitcoin-the-shariah-standards-of-a-valid...

    2018
  • Abozaid, A. (2018). Benefiting from Assets Mortgaged Against Loans: An Islamic Perspective.

    Wahed Global Halal Investing Journal. New York. https://journal.wahedinvest.com/benefiting-from-assets-mortgaged-against...

    2018
  • Abozaid, A. (2017). Shariah Governance for Islamic Banks: Room for Reform.

    Wahed Global Halal Investing Journal. New York. https://journal.wahedinvest.com/shariah-governance-for-islamic-banking-r...

    2017
  • Abozaid, A. (2017). Can Commercial debts be Traded in Islamic Finance?

    Wahed Global Halal Investing Journal. New York. https://journal.wahedinvest.com/can-commercial-debts-be-traded-in-islami...

    2017
  • Abozaid, A. (2016). The Effect of Currency Inflation on Debt Repayment.

    Islamic Finance Today. http://iftmagazine.com/

    2016
  • Abozaid, A. (2016). The Effect of Inflation on Debt Repayment.

    Business Islamica (magazine, 1st ed.). http://www.businessislamica.com

    2016
  • Abozaid, A. (2016). Shariah Parameter for Proper Islamic Insurance.

    Islamic Finance Today (magazine). Pioneer Publication. http://www.iftmagazine.com/View/news-details.php?nid=1033

    2016
  • Abozaid, A. (2015). Shariah Supervision.

    Islamic Finance Today (magazine). Pioneer Publication. http://www.iftmagazine.com/View/index.php

    2015